ADHD Online: Understanding Hyperfocus and How to Make It Work For You

“Usually, hyperfocus happens when you’re doing an activity that you find fun or interesting, explains Sharon Saline, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist, author and speaker. But it can also happen when you’re trying to meet a deadline or work through a task you find boring, according to Susan Ciardiello, Ph.D., LCSW, an ADHD coach and psychotherapist. This is what Saline calls “productive hyperfocus,” and it’s the opposite of scrolling for hours. “In a way, hyperfocus is like sustained attention on steroids,” she says.”

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“Understanding Hyperfocus and How to Make It Work For You” by Sarah Ludwig Rausch, featuring Dr. Sharon Saline